Remy (Patton Oswalt) is a rat who dreams of becoming a great French chef and constantly risks life to steal delicious food from an expensive restaurant in Paris. His father and brother don't approve and would rather stick to the normal rat life of eating garbage. But, Remy won't be deterred in his quest to join the culinary world and teams up with a lowly janitor (Lou Romano) to make his dreams come true. Directed by Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava. With Brad Garrett, Ian Holm, Brian Dennehy, Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett and John Ratzenberger. Categories: Animation, Comedy, Family. Year: 2007.
Janeane Garofalo in Ratatouille
Even-tempered psychiatrist Sam Foster (Ewan McGregor) attempts to thwart his patient Henry's (Ryan Gosling) plan to commit suicide on his 21st birthday. As Sam is drawn into the complex entanglements of Henry's problems, he loses his grip on his own life as the world around him gets increasingly surreal. Sam's relationship with his girlfriend and former patient Lila (Naomi Watts) suffers as a result, and eventually he is unable to determine where his consciousness ends and Henry's subconscious begins. Directed by Marc Forster. With Bob Hoskins, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Burton and Janeane Garofalo. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Janeane Garofalo in Stay
With summer coming to an end, Camp Firewood director Beth (Janeane Garofalo) tries to keep the peace and fight off feelings for Henry Newman (David Hyde Pierce), a local astrophysics professor working to save the camp from falling space debris. Meanwhile, naive counselor Coop (Michael Showalter) does his best to win the heart of Katie (Marguerite Moreau), even though she has a thing for Andy (Paul Rudd), the sleazy lifeguard. And, as drama counselor Susie (Amy Poehler) struggles to put together a talent show that meets her high expectations, Victor (Ken Marino) abandons his campers on a field trip for a chance to lose his virginity. Directed by David Wain. With Michael Ian Black, Zak Orth, A.D. Miles, Christopher Meloni and Elizabeth Banks. Categories: Comedy, Independent Film. Year: 2001.
Janeane Garofalo in Wet Hot American Summer
Bethany Sloane (Linda Fiorentino), an abortion clinic worker who happens to be the last descendant of Jesus Christ, is called upon to save humanity from two fallen angels (Ben Affleck and Matt Damon) who have found a loophole that will send them back to heaven, and thus end all of existence. Initially skeptical and reluctant, Bethany eventually accepts her destiny and is aided in her quest by two unlikely prophets, Jay (Jason Mewes) and Silent Bob (Kevin Smith), Rufus (Chris Rock), the 13th apostle, and Serendipity (Salma Hayek), a vivacious muse. Standing is Bethany's way is Azrael (Jason Lee), a demon with a personal vendetta against God. Directed by Kevin Smith. With Alan Rickman, Janeane Garofalo, George Carlin and Alanis Morissette. Categories: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance. Year: 1999.
Janeane Garofalo in Dogma
Jerry Stahl (Ben Stiller) chronicles his rise and fall as a television writer in Los Angeles for Kitty (Maria Bello), a woman he meets while he is in rehab. From a bed in a cheap motel, Jerry tells a darkly comedic tale of self-inflicted mental, emotional and physical pain. Directed by David Veloz. With Owen Wilson, Elizabeth Hurley, Janeane Garofalo and Fred Willard. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1998.
Janeane Garofalo in Permanent Midnight
Lelaina (Winona Ryder), the valedictorian of her college class, videotapes her Gen-X friends following graduation. Her best friend Troy (Ethan Hawke) is an unemployed slacker, Vickie (Janeane Garofalo) is a neurotic manager at the Gap and Sammy (Steve Zahn) is still coming to terms with his own sexuality. When Lelaina meets Michael (Ben Stiller), a straight-laced video executive, she must decide between his yuppie materialism and Troy's cynical philosophy. Directed by Ben Stiller. With Swoosie Kurtz and Renée Zellweger. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1994.
Janeane Garofalo in Reality Bites